The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 515 403 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.79% 5.65% 7.44%
As % of the System Software category 55.20% 53.31% 66.24%
Number of salaries quoted 398 343 592
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
933 756 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.30% 10.59% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 742 625 870
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 196 £35,000 +14.75% 23
Cambridgeshire +11 134 £36,250 +9.84% 20
Bedfordshire +7 73 £35,000 - 5
Essex -7 72 £30,000 -29.41% 12
Suffolk +21 39 £25,250 -8.18% 3
Norfolk +16 14 £25,767 -14.11% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 804 (80.00%) Windows
2 577 (57.41%) Microsoft
3 372 (37.01%) VMware
4 322 (32.04%) MS Exchange
5 321 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 320 (31.84%) MS Excel
7 258 (25.67%) MS Office
8 254 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 236 (23.48%) DNS
10 221 (21.99%) Firewall
11 220 (21.89%) ITIL
12 218 (21.69%) Citrix
13 194 (19.30%) Cisco
13 194 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 180 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 173 (17.21%) DHCP
16 168 (16.72%) TCP/IP
17 160 (15.92%) Windows 7
18 157 (15.62%) Windows Server 2003
19 156 (15.52%) SQL
20 141 (14.03%) SQL Server
21 138 (13.73%) Finance
22 137 (13.63%) Linux
22 137 (13.63%) Windows XP
23 131 (13.03%) Hyper-V
24 128 (12.74%) SAN
25 124 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
26 117 (11.64%) LAN
27 114 (11.34%) WAN
28 111 (11.04%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 322 (32.04%) MS Exchange
2 124 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 105 (10.45%) IIS
5 95 (9.45%) SharePoint
6 63 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (6.17%) Lync
8 52 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (3.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 31 (3.08%) Apache
11 26 (2.59%) IBM Notes
12 18 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (1.09%) Tomcat
16 10 (1.00%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 9 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
19 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 320 (31.84%) MS Excel
2 258 (25.67%) MS Office
3 12 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.100%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.60%) AWD
3 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.40%) Magento
4 4 (0.40%) RiskWrite
5 3 (0.30%) SunGard APT
5 3 (0.30%) FastVal
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (5.67%) Office 365
4 18 (1.79%) PaaS
5 17 (1.69%) SaaS
6 13 (1.29%) IaaS
7 9 (0.90%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 236 (23.48%) DNS
2 221 (21.99%) Firewall
3 173 (17.21%) DHCP
4 168 (16.72%) TCP/IP
5 128 (12.74%) SAN
6 117 (11.64%) LAN
7 114 (11.34%) WAN
8 93 (9.25%) VoIP
9 86 (8.56%) VPN
10 36 (3.58%) Internet
11 32 (3.18%) FTP
11 32 (3.18%) NAS
12 30 (2.99%) MPLS
13 28 (2.79%) Wireless
14 25 (2.49%) HTTP
15 23 (2.29%) Network Security
16 19 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (1.79%) VLAN
17 18 (1.79%) Kerberos
18 16 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.29%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.60%) MySQL
8 5 (0.50%) Big Data
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.20%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.20%) DB2
11 2 (0.20%) MS Access
11 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.20%) MSI
3 2 (0.20%) Subversion
3 2 (0.20%) Maven
3 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.20%) Ant
3 2 (0.20%) JUnit
4 1 (0.100%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.100%) Hudson
4 1 (0.100%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.100%) JIRA
4 1 (0.100%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.100%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.100%) Log4Net
General
1 138 (13.73%) Finance
2 38 (3.78%) Retail
3 34 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.39%) Legal
5 24 (2.39%) Back Office
6 15 (1.49%) Law
7 12 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.09%) Banking
9 7 (0.70%) Electronics
9 7 (0.70%) Military
9 7 (0.70%) Advertising
9 7 (0.70%) Publishing
10 5 (0.50%) Marketing
11 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.100%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.100%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 271 (26.97%) Analyst
2 184 (18.31%) Support Engineer
3 138 (13.73%) Support Analyst
4 118 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 104 (10.35%) Administrator
6 103 (10.25%) IT Support
7 75 (7.46%) Service Analyst
8 74 (7.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 66 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 59 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
11 55 (5.47%) Architect
12 50 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
13 48 (4.78%) Network Engineer
14 46 (4.58%) Help Desk Support
15 44 (4.38%) 1st Line Support
16 42 (4.18%) Help Desk Analyst
16 42 (4.18%) IT Support Analyst
17 41 (4.08%) Technical Support
18 38 (3.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 37 (3.68%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.17%) Web Services
2 38 (3.78%) .NET
3 21 (2.09%) COM
4 18 (1.79%) J2EE
5 17 (1.69%) HTML
6 16 (1.59%) CSS
7 15 (1.49%) Middleware
8 12 (1.19%) XML
9 9 (0.90%) SAML
9 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.70%) XSLT
10 7 (0.70%) X-Windows
10 7 (0.70%) Ajax
11 6 (0.60%) LAMP
11 6 (0.60%) WSH
12 5 (0.50%) RESTful
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.40%) ADSI
14 3 (0.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.87%) Blackberry
3 46 (4.58%) Clustering
4 35 (3.48%) Mathematics
5 23 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.09%) PKI
7 17 (1.69%) Open Source
8 16 (1.59%) Replication
9 12 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.19%) Thin Client
9 12 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.00%) iPhone
10 10 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.80%) AS400
11 8 (0.80%) Physics
11 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.70%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.70%) Statistics
12 7 (0.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 804 (80.00%) Windows
2 321 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 160 (15.92%) Windows 7
5 157 (15.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 137 (13.63%) Linux
6 137 (13.63%) Windows XP
7 52 (5.17%) UNIX
8 48 (4.78%) Windows 8
9 36 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (2.69%) Windows Vista
11 18 (1.79%) CentOS
12 16 (1.59%) Android
13 14 (1.39%) Windows 2000
14 12 (1.19%) Windows Phone
15 11 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.60%) VMS
17 6 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (21.89%) ITIL
2 68 (6.77%) E-Commerce
3 60 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 56 (5.57%) Migration
5 53 (5.27%) Mentoring
6 52 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 50 (4.98%) Project Management
8 46 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
9 43 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (4.28%) Asset Management
10 40 (3.98%) Load Balancing
11 38 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 37 (3.68%) Problem Management
13 36 (3.58%) Change Control
14 35 (3.48%) Time Management
14 35 (3.48%) Coaching
15 32 (3.18%) DevOps
16 29 (2.89%) Service Management
17 26 (2.59%) PRINCE2
18 25 (2.49%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 156 (15.52%) SQL
2 96 (9.55%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.59%) T-SQL
4 24 (2.39%) C
5 23 (2.29%) VBScript
6 22 (2.19%) C#
6 22 (2.19%) Java
6 22 (2.19%) Perl
7 18 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.49%) VB
9 14 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.19%) Python
11 10 (1.00%) PHP
12 7 (0.70%) VBA
13 4 (0.40%) Jython
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
15 1 (0.100%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.100%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 180 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (11.04%) MCSE
3 96 (9.55%) Degree
4 90 (8.96%) MCITP
5 83 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (6.27%) MCP
7 60 (5.97%) CCNA
8 45 (4.48%) MCSA
9 37 (3.68%) CCNP
10 35 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (3.08%) MCTS
12 24 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.99%) Security Cleared
14 18 (1.79%) RHCE
14 18 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (1.69%) VCP5
16 14 (1.39%) A+ Certification
17 13 (1.29%) OCP
17 13 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
18 12 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.76%) SLA
2 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.50%) QA
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.30%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (13.03%) Hyper-V
3 60 (5.97%) VMware ESX
4 56 (5.57%) vSphere
5 42 (4.18%) XenApp
6 35 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 22 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (1.89%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.39%) NFS
10 13 (1.29%) XenServer
10 13 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (1.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (1.19%) KVM
12 11 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.60%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.40%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (7.66%) SCCM
2 49 (4.88%) SCOM
3 25 (2.49%) Backup Exec
4 21 (2.09%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.09%) HP SIM
9 10 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 9 (0.90%) Puppet
10 9 (0.90%) WSUS
10 9 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.50%) MOM
13 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.30%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 577 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 372 (37.01%) VMware
3 218 (21.69%) Citrix
4 194 (19.30%) Cisco
5 77 (7.66%) HP
6 48 (4.78%) Oracle
7 46 (4.58%) Symantec
8 40 (3.98%) Red Hat
9 36 (3.58%) Dell
10 32 (3.18%) IBM
11 31 (3.08%) SAP
11 31 (3.08%) SolarWinds
12 28 (2.79%) Lotus
13 26 (2.59%) NetApp
14 23 (2.29%) EMC
15 22 (2.19%) CheckPoint
16 21 (2.09%) McAfee
17 17 (1.69%) Apple
17 17 (1.69%) Avaya
18 14 (1.39%) CommVault
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